Travis Holmes (born May 9, 1986) is an American former professional basketball player who last played for Surrey United of the British Basketball League (BBL). He played college basketball for the Virginia Military Institute Keydets basketball program. He was named to the 2009 Second Team All-Big South Conference.
|Born||May 9, 1986|
Charlotte, North Carolina
|Listed height||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Listed weight||195 lb (88 kg)|
|High school||Vance/Christ School|
|College||Virginia Military Institute (2005–2009)|
|NBA draft||2009 / Undrafted|
|2010||Rio Grande Valley Vipers|
|2012||Maccabi Hod HaSharon|
|Career highlights and awards|
High school careerEdit
Travis and his twin brother, Chavis, began playing high school basketball at Vance High School in Charlotte. The team won the 2002-03 North Carolina state championship. Holmes played the 2003–04 and 2004–05 seasons at Christ School in Arden, North Carolina. In his senior season, Holmes averaged 19.7 points, 6.0 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 3.0 steals a game. He was awarded Piedmont Athletic Conference of Independent Schools Most Valuable Player in 2005 and his team won the state championship that same year.
In 2005, Travis and his brother became the third set of twins to play basketball at the Virginia Military Institute. In his sophomore season Holmes led the nation in steals with 111 while averaging 3.4 steals a game. He set a school record with 11 steals in one game against Bridgewater. Holmes' strong defensive play earned him a spot on the 2007 All-Big South Tournament Team. In his senior season Holmes earned Second Team All-Big South Conference honors and a spot on the Richmond Times-Dispatch All-State Team. In 2009 the Holmes brothers became the NCAA's all-time leading scoring twins.
- http://msn.foxsports.com/cbk/story/9660086/CHAVIS,-TRAVIS-HOLMES-POISED-TO-BREAK-ALL-TIME-TWIN-SCORING-MARK-[permanent dead link]